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BOOK REVIEW: 'The Undertaker's Daughter' by Kate Mayfield

Have you ever gotten a gift that was different — and better — than you expected? That’s what happens when you open "The Undertaker's Daughter."

BOOK REVIEW: 'Driving the King' by Ravi Howard

Everybody has that one friend…

BOOK REVIEW: 'Embracing the Love God Wants You to Have' by Taffi Dollar

Your New Year's Resolution is to find love. You've vowed to open your heart and your mind and this year, you're going to do it. But dating is fraught with trouble, so where do you begin?

Marion Barry Autobiography Makes NYT Bestseller's List

Marion Barry's autobiography, "Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.," has made The New York Times Bestseller List, his family announced Monday.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors' by Henry Petrowski

Remodeling never ends. That's a fact when you're a homeowner. There's always something to do, something to upgrade, some way to make a house your own. New flooring, paint, move the fixtures, add another room, and, well, you know where ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'All I Really Want' by Quinn Caldwell

You love the holidays, but there's no denying that they can be stressful. The last thing you want is to put more on your to-do list, but when you add "All I Really Want" by Quinn Caldwell, you'll see things ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Memoirs of an Elf' by Devin Scillian, illustrated by Tim Bowers

You always do your chores right because people depend on you. But in the new book "Memoirs of an Elf" by Devin Scillian, an important job is done correctly because Christmas depends on it!

BOOK REVIEW: 'Identity Theft Alert' by Steve Weisman

Every time you hear another report of credit information breached (and the attendant hassle involved), it might seem like thieves are everywhere these days — and that suspicion might not be too wrong.

The Making of 'Purple Rain': Prince's Movie Subject of New Book

Journalist Alan Light takes fans behind the scenes in a new book about pop superstar Prince and the making of the 1984 seminal "Purple Rain" album and movie.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The American Plate' by Libby H. O'Connell, Ph.D.

You've got a lot on your plate this month, in more ways than one. And in "The American Plate" by Libby H. O’Connell, you'll learn the stories our food can tell.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Unretirement: How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Think about Work, Community, and the Good Life' by Chris Farrell

Retirement would be great. It would stretch out for years, a horizon with no alarm clock and no deadlines. What will you do with it? Chances are, says author Chris Farrell, you'll go to work, believe it or not.

BOOK REVIEW: 'A Light Shines in Harlem: New York's First Charter School and the Movement it Led' by Mary C. Bounds, foreword by Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker

What if the school your child attended was subpar? What would you do to ensure that he had the best learning atmosphere possible? As you'll see in "A Light Shines in Harlem" by Mary C. Bounds, it was a question ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me' by Yamma Brown with Robin Gaby Fisher

Throughout your life, your dad taught you a lot. Without Dad's influence, there'd be a lot of knowledge you'd be without, but in the new book "Cold Sweat," you'll see that there was one legacy Yamma Brown wishes her father ...

Southeast Woman Pens Children's Book, Song

As a little girl growing up in Southeast D.C., Darla Davenport-Powell loved to watch Saturday morning cartoons and children's shows. However, it wasn't long before Davenport-Powell realized a fact that saddened her.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Justice While Black' by Robbin Shipp, Esq. and Nick Chiles

You have the right to remain silent, but you also have the right to speak up — which is precisely one of the things you don't want to do if you're arrested. In "Justice While Black" by Robbin Shipp, Esq., ...